PolarTREC Updates

Current Expeditions

Alex Eilers with a Weddell Seal

Alex Eilers is back with her team studying Weddell Seals. She has great journals and photos! Be sure to ask her lots of questions.

New PolarTREC Teacher in the News

New PolarTREC teacher Dieuwertje 'DJ' Kast is the STEM program manager for the USC Joint Educational Project, which encompasses the USC Young Scientists Program (YSP) and the USC Wonderkids program. She is already sharing her PolarTREC program acceptance with the media. We are excited to start working with our new cohort for 2016-17!

PolarTREC Alumni Hosts Polar Day at School

Events at PolarDay

PolarTREC alumni teacher John Wood organized a Polar Day at his school and it was a great success. This event is part of his ongoing commitment to sharing polar science with his students, many years after his expedition! Here is John's synopsis of the events, with some photos and an image from the newspaper.

Membership to ARCUS


NEW! ARCUS has new membership categories including individual membership! ARCUS members participate in a leading community promoting discovery and understanding of the Arctic. Our members are the core of our network, and their support enables us to continue providing quality programs and outreach. Come join us today and make a difference!

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Latest Journal

Gregg holding flags
This journal is brought to you by… Dr. Gregg holding three of your flags. Photo credit: Alex...

Latest Comments

Stan - great video! I wonder what types of wildlife you will come across in Russia. I look forward to following your journey!
PK - I will do my best to spread the message about this wonderful place we call home. Thank you for following me in the journey!
Hi Lisa - so nice to meet a SC and PolarTREC alum! Thank you for the support. You are correct - the PolarTREC staff is helping me in so many ways - I have even made my first video. The support and...

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Recent Resource

15 December 2015
Article about PolarTREC teacher Alex Eilers’ return expedition to study Weddell seals in the Ross Sea.